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  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Have you read Harry Potter or the DaVinci Code?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Have you heard of Dr. Kevorkian?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Personal questions related to my extracurriculars" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you read Harry Potter?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your opinion on stem-cell research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"school website, SDN, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were all relatively new. They have a library-like room in the hospital where patients can look up info on their condition" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Richmond is not a very nice city. One student also told me that she had items of hers stolen from the library" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Other people mentioned it, but if you park in the visitor's lot you have ot pay. Try to park at the "bottom of the hill" where it only costs $1.50" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was fairly low stress. The interviewer basically asked me about all that I had written on my AMCAS application plus a few ethical questions about euthanasia, stem cell research, healthcare and abortion" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

IAD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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